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November 30, 2021

Hidalgo Starr Wind Farm, US

By Carmen

Hidalgo Starr Wind Farm is a 250MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2016.

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Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 250 250 Active Texas, the US EDP Renewables North America; Hidalgo Wind Farm

Description

The project is developed by EDP Renewables North America and Hidalgo Wind Farm. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 75,000 households. The project cost is $410m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

General Motors and Philips Electronic Instruments are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

M. A. Mortenson was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 125 units of V100-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

About EDP Renewables North America

EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), formerly Horizon Wind Energy LLC, a subsidiary of EDP Renovaveis SA, is a renewable energy company that develops, operates and constructs wind farms and solar parks. The company’s wind farms include Blue Canyon Wind Farm, Elkhorn Valley Wind Farm, Lone Star Wind Farm, Lost Lake Wind Farm, Kittitas Valley Wind Farm, Madison Wind Farm, Meridian Way Wind Farm and Pioneer Prairie Wind Farm, among others. It also operates Lone Valley Solar Parks that supports sustainable energy generation. The company has operations throughout the US and Canada. EDPR NA is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

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All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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The wind power market has grown at a CAGR of 14% between 2010 and 2021 to reach 830 GW by end of 2021. This has largely been possible due to favourable government policies that have provided incentives to the sector. This has led to an increase in the share of wind in the capacity mix, going from a miniscule 4% in 2010 to 10% in 2021. This is further set to rise to 15% by 2030. However, the recent commodity price increase has hit the sector hard, increasing risks for wind turbine manufacturers and project developers, and the Russia-Ukraine crisis has caused further price increase and supply chain disruption. In light of this, GlobalData has identified which countries are expected to add the majority of wind power capacity out to 2030. Get ahead and download this whitepaper for more details on the current state of the Wind Power Market.
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